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Rentable electric Bird scooters pop up Downtown overnight

Rentable electric Bird scooters pop up Downtown overnight The public will be allowed to test the scooters and learn their usage rules at the event. Vice Mayor John Mirisch was the sole dissenter. City authorities have seen a sensational increase lately in the utilization of electric bikes, worked by bike share new companies, for example, Bird , situated in Santa Monica, and Lime . [Full Article...]

Facebook sued after stock plunge 'shocked' market

Facebook sued after stock plunge 'shocked' market Mr Kacouris said the marketplace was "shocked" when "the truth" began to emerge on Wednesday from the Menlo Park, California-based company. Indeed, the shocking decline in the values has, for the first time, triggered off discontent among Facebook stockholders, some of who are wondering whether it's time for a change in leadership at the company. [Full Article...]

Trump Boasted To Farmers He Opened European Market. Europe: No, You Didn't.

Trump Boasted To Farmers He Opened European Market. Europe: No, You Didn't. According to the cable news network, Cohen's claim would contradict repeated denials by Trump , Trump Jr., their lawyers and other administration officials who have said the president knew nothing about the Trump Tower meeting until he was asked about it by The New York Times in July 2017. [Full Article...]

Intel's data centre business falls short, shares slip

Intel's data centre business falls short, shares slip Visit MarketWatch.com for more information on this news. While the board named Chief Financial Officer Robert Swan as the interim CEO, some said Intel could be more vulnerable amid a leadership vacuum. The computer-processing market Intel dominates is reshaping itself to deal with the latest trends, such as artificial intelligence. Note that very small amounts of 10nm chips have started shipping... [Full Article...]

Ryanair cabin crews in 4 European countries go on strike

Ryanair cabin crews in 4 European countries go on strike Flight delay solicitor Coby Benson went on: "Under European law passengers are entitled to compensation when their flights are delayed or cancelled and the cause was not an extraordinary circumstance". The union, Fórsa, said July 25 that pilots who are members of the Irish Airline Pilots' Association (IALPA) would stop work August 3, after the Irish LCC issued " protective notice " letters to some... [Full Article...]

ITV profits fall as company looks to refresh strategy | 25 July 2018

ITV profits fall as company looks to refresh strategy | 25 July 2018 The stock rose 1.4pc to 172.85 pence at 8.36 am in London . The advertising world itself is of course changing, with the likes of Facebook and Google eating the lunch of more traditional media outlets like ITV . The interim dividend was raised by 3% to 2.6p and the company has committed to a full year dividend of at least 8p in 2018 and 2019. The goal for direct to consumer revenues is at leas... [Full Article...]

Lightning Causes Train Cancellations And Delays

Lightning Causes Train Cancellations And Delays People travelling from Aberdeen to London King's Cross were delayed at Newcastle for two hours before eventually moving on after the strike impacted all services on the North East line north of York. A Network Rail spokesman said: "A signalling cabinet was struck by lightning outside York station which is causing significant disruption". "@LNER staff doing their best and being brilliant. [Full Article...]

Coca-Cola Prices About To Rise Due To Increased Tariffs

Coca-Cola Prices About To Rise Due To Increased Tariffs The The Coca-Cola Company has the market capitalization of $196.07B. News of the rising prices at Coca-Cola comes amidst reports the company topped its sales estimates during the quarter in a large part became of its Zero Sugar and Diet offerings. [Full Article...]

BHP Billiton shale deal is BP's biggest in 20 years

BHP Billiton shale deal is BP's biggest in 20 years United Kingdom supermajor BP is buying BHP's U.S. onshore portfolio for $10.5 billion, beating bids reportedly submitted by fellow supermajors Shell and Chevron. The company also unveiled a 2.5% rise in its second quarter dividend to 10.25c a share, its first increase since the third quarter 2014. BP said the transaction would boost its earnings and cash flow per share and it would still be ab... [Full Article...]

Facebook plans to open office in China

Facebook plans to open office in China And other United States based companies like Qualcomm has seen problems with the Chinese regulators in its deal to buy NXP Semiconductors NV . Facebook's shares fell by nearly 24 percent in after-hours trading, as a result of the company reporting that the growth of revenue has been slowing down. [Full Article...]

Negotiators push for a NAFTA deal by August

Negotiators push for a NAFTA deal by August Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland spoke to reporters around the time the U.S. -EU agreement was announced, and said in response to several questions she hadn't seen the details, but that "any act taken by the U.S. Trump viewed Lopez Obrador's victory at the national and state levels as a symbol of political strength, and that's a significant factor in the relationship between the two me... [Full Article...]

Krispy Kreme is offering a dozen doughnuts for $1 this Friday

Krispy Kreme is offering a dozen doughnuts for $1 this Friday Get an Original Glazed Dozen for $1 when you buy any dozen at regular price at participating shops. It will only be available for one week stretching from Friday through Thursday, Aug. Insomnia Cookies was founded in 2003 by Seth Berkowitz, and since grown into a chain with 135 U.S. locations. The doughnut company was acquired in 2016 for $1.36 billion by European investment firm JAB Holding Co... [Full Article...]

Plane's Dirty Socks Odor Causes Flight's Diversion to South Carolina

Plane's Dirty Socks Odor Causes Flight's Diversion to South Carolina That's what passengers aboard a Spirit Airlines flight bound to Fort Lauderdale Thursday night had to wonder. There was such a strong odor aboard a Spirit Airlines flight from NY to Florida that the plane had to be diverted to SC. Christian Sliker said to NBC New York . Hazmat crews checked out the plane and didn't find anything suspicious, and the plane was given the all-clear. [Full Article...]

Tax-Free Weekend: Where and When to Shop the Savings

Tax-Free Weekend: Where and When to Shop the Savings Items must be ordered and purchased during the tax-free weekend to get the exemption. "She is an English teacher so there are a lot of supplies that don't get bought unless it is bought by outside individuals parents or relatives", Scales said. [Full Article...]

Trump's 2020 campaign denies flags made in China

Trump's 2020 campaign denies flags made in China In recent months, Trump has also started a trade dispute with China after the USA implemented tariffs for what it called unfair trade practices by Beijing. Juncker responded by thanking the president and called it a "good, constructive meeting". After Juncker's visit to Washington on Thursday, Trump boasted of " breakthrough " results amid the ongoing trade war. [Full Article...]

Statement in Response to Premier Ford’s Reduction of Toronto City Council

Toronto Councillors were lining up in the pro and anti Ford camps, and eyeballing each other as new competitors. The date of the municipal election remains October 22 but the deadline to register for a councillor's position in Toronto has been extended to September 14, he said. [Full Article...]

Trump, Juncker announce deal pulling back from US-EU trade war

Trump, Juncker announce deal pulling back from US-EU trade war The breakthrough came as the bitter trade dispute between the United States and China appeared to claim a major casualty, with China not approving USA chipmaker Qualcomm Inc's takeover of NXP Semiconductors, likely shutting the door on the $44 billion deal. [Full Article...]

New footage shows argument which led to brawl — McDonald's fight

New footage shows argument which led to brawl — McDonald's fight She added: "That s**t was insane, it went everywhere". Another employee can be seen trying to diffuse the situation before she is also struck, adding even more chaos to the unruly situation. As Chavolla storms toward her, Fontelar picks up a metal tray and hits her in the head with it, but she barely notices. The Instagram footage shows the worker punching the customer repeatedly, holding he... [Full Article...]

Oil jumps on Saudi Arabia shipping lane attack, WTI back over $70.00

Oil jumps on Saudi Arabia shipping lane attack, WTI back over $70.00 Amidst the ongoing war of words, there are growing concerns over the implication of US-Iran tensions on oil markets with the potential rippling global impacts. Concerns have been growing for days as Iranian officials have increased verbal threats against shipping in the Persian Gulf and through the choke point at the Strait of Hormuz. [Full Article...]

Disneyland raising hourly wages to $15 after labor fight

Disneyland raising hourly wages to $15 after labor fight Park employees, including ticket takers, custodians and food service workers at the company's two resorts in Anaheim, California, voted in favor of the offer Thursday. Effective immediately, union employees at the Anaheim resort who were making the minimum $11 an hour wage will be bumped by 20 percent to $13.25 an hour, and then increased to $15 on January 1, 2019. [Full Article...]


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